Interview with Num Pang
Num Pang Nomad opened earlier this year just west of Madison Square Park and has quickly become a neighborhood favorite! Read what Num Pang has to say about their time thus far in the Mad. Sq. Neighborhood.
Can you tell us a little about the history and philosophy behind Num Pang?
The first Num Pang opened in 2009 near Union Square. Opened by Ben Daitz and Ratha Chaupoly, the tiny sandwich shop quickly became renowned for packing bold flavors and quality ingredients with affordable prices.
What drew you to want to open in the Mad. Sq. Neighborhood?
We have always been fans of the Mad. Sq. area and Ben and Ratha have both worked in the area in the past.
How has your experience been thus far?
It’s absolutely incredible to see the transformation that has taken place over the past 10 years. We are so in love with the area that we decided to make our 1129 Broadway location the flagship location for the brand.
What do you enjoy most about working near Madison Square Park?
We feel the area is a vibrant crossroads of great restaurants, interesting office tenants and strong residential community.
You’ve worked with MSP on several events. What has been your take-away from these experiences?
Every one seems to be genuinely excited to be there and always seems to be having a great time!